New Homes in Dorset

Sitting in South West England with miles of coastal scenery to enjoy, Dorset shares a border with the equally desirable counties of DevonHampshireSomerset and Wiltshire. Whether you’re looking at new homes in Dorset in spots like county town Dorchester, or lively large towns like Bournemouth and Poole, this relatively rural county offers lots of natural attractions.

From the iconic limestone arch of Durdle Door, to the Old Harry Rocks and Durlston Country Park, you can also visit lovely spots like the Isle of Portland, and Brownsea Island with its wildlife and hiking trails. Scroll down now to see our latest developments in Dorset. 

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Quarter Jack Park
Quarter Jack Park
Leigh Road, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 2BZ
  • £322,500 to £550,000
  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
  • A brand new collection of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes just launched in the charming town of Wimborne. Embrace over 42 acres of green open space on your doorstep, accompanied by upcoming community facilities. Discover nearby schools, shops, family friendly restaurants and enjoy seamless road links to Bournemouth, Poole, and Southampton.  
Compass Point, Swanage
Compass Point, Swanage
Northbrook Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1QE
  • £390,000 to £565,000
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Compass Point is located at the eastern end of the Jurassic Coast and World Heritage site. It is not all beaches and cliffs - browse the independent stores, dine in the local restaurants or explore the history of Corfe Castle.   Situated in a convenient location with local schools and transport links to Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth this development is ideal for all. A chain link ferry also allows quick & easy access to Poole and Sandbanks.

What is life like in Dorset?

Whether you’re looking to launch a new life in the South West, or you’ve called the area home for many years, Dorset is a great place to buy a property. From almost 90 miles of beautiful coastline to swathes of open countryside, we can make your purchase even sweeter when you take advantage of schemes like our Movemaker offer, where we cover any agent’s fees involved in the sale of your current home for you.

What is there to see and do in Dorset?

The Dorset AONB stretches for some 435 square miles as it takes in coastal cliffs, sandy beaches, rolling hills and atmospheric forests. Whether you’re splashing in the sea with the kids, taking the dog to the Valley of Stones National Nature Reserve or tracing prehistoric footsteps on long hikes along the Jurassic Coast, this is the place to be for spending time outdoors. 

From castles and unique formations to harbours, islands and seafront attractions, you can also look forward to cultural attractions such as Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, along with fun-filled family days at theme parks like Adventure Wonderland.

What is education like in Dorset?

There are plenty of great primary schools across Dorset, including Jewell Academy in Bournemouth, which has been classed as outstanding by Ofsted. Buckland Newton CofE is a good option in Dorchester, while Poole’s Manorside Academy and Bournemouth’s Queen’s Park Academy are both outstanding, according to Ofsted. Children in Bournemouth can continue on to outstanding secondary Glenmoor and Winton Academies, while Bournemouth School is also outstanding and offers sixth form education up to the age of 18. Poole Grammar School and Dorchester’s Thomas Hardye School are both highly rated if you’re in the required catchment area.

How are the transport links in Dorset?

Getting around Dorset is easy with a selection of buses, coaches, taxis and trains readily available. Bournemouth has a small international airport on the outskirts of town, while main roads such as the A31, A35 and A350 can be used to get around the county with no motorways passing through the region.

 What is the Dorset property scene like?

Dorset has continued to see rising house prices in recent years, showing there’s a strong property market across the county. There are certainly some homes available in sought-after spots, including high-spec 2 bed new build house in the Poole suburb of Hamworthy, which are close to Cobb’s Quay Marina and surrounded by Upton Lake, Rock Lea River and Poole Harbour. 

Perhaps you’d like a family home in Wimborne or Canford on the outskirts of Bournemouth, or a 3 bed new build houses less than half a mile from the beach in Swanage. Whatever fits you and your family best, make sure you check with your adviser about offers such as our Part Exchange scheme when you enquire today. 

Whether you're a first time buyer or existing home owner, don't forget to check out our South West property buying guide for more information on buying a home in the South West.

New Homes Offers & Schemes in Dorset

With Barratt Homes, you’ll have access to unique schemes. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, want to sell your current home or are a key worker, we have an offer that suits you. 
Our low deposit schemes are designed to help you buy your dream home without worrying about the deposit. We can boost it up and support you along the way. And if you’re part of the armed forces, we offer a 5% deposit contribution to help you get on the ladder. 
Time for a change? Selling your home with our help to sell schemes is easy. You can forget about estate agent fees and enjoy your new home while we do the legwork. If you’re a key worker, you can benefit from our Key Worker Deposit Contribution scheme. 

Our Dorset guides

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  2. What to know when buying a house in Dorset
  3. School Holiday Activities in Dorset
  4. Hiking Spots in Dorset